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  • Commonwealth Games Auditions

    Oh What a Feeling! 80s Dance is not *yet* an internationally recognised sport, however dancers from The Cassettes have been invited to audition to perform at the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of The Commonwealth Games, 2018. Held at the Gold Coast’s tremendously large Cararra Stadium, this will call for our dancer’s highest stag leaps EVER. Open to all Cassette…

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  • So You Think You Can Do The Running Man

    Guest Teacher Announced So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Travers Ross will be leading the Flashmob Troupe for Term 3.  I am so curious to see how the dancers handle Travers’ Street and Commercial Dance styles; and I reckon they’re up for the challenge.  Travers is a very friendly and versatile dance-theatre artist who promises to…

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  • Dance at The Cassettes!

    Kudos to our fantabulous Mix Tapes, The Cassettes’ beginner – intermediate 80s Dance Crews. Another 8-week term is done and dusted, although I’m still finding pieces of glitter stuck to my head. There’s 1 week left to catch the Early Bird for Term 3.  But first, let’s revel in and enjoy what just happened during Term…

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  • Greased Lightning!

    Grease was one of many excellent films I watched at an inappropriately early age.  Like Dirty Dancing, Ghostbusters and Mannequin, the songs from Grease are happily embedded in my cellular memory.  So when The Cassettes and I heard the Bruns Picture House were showing the film on June 24, we got excited! Released in 1978 and set…

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  • Creatives of Byron Shire

    Marissa chats with dancer, yogi, artist, film maker and Hot Stuff dance teacher, Vivianne Frehner.  From Switzerland and now based in Byron Shire, Vivi covers important topics such as having a sore ass, why 80s music + dancing are a match made in heaven, and how to expand your aura. Vivi’s Hot Stuff Dance Class is on Thursdays 6pm…

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  • Death of a grunge god

    Soundgarden were my chosen teen-angst / best-band-to-bake-to of the 90s.  Superunknown did not leave the kitchen tape deck often.  I’d listen to Chris Cornell’s screeching banshee voice while stirring chocolate cakes, as if it were a sexy, sacred hymn. Birthed in Seattle in the mid 80s, Soundgarden were a pioneer of the grunge and alternative rock movement.  This flowed…

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